California Beefing up Recruitment for Inspectors to Better Enforce Workplace Laws

March 28, 2024

California’s Department of Industrial Relations is beefing up a statewide effort to recruit inspectors and investigators throughout California to more thoroughly enforce labor and workplace laws.

The DIR is hiring enforcement staff for Cal/OSHA and the Labor Commissioner’s Office under a statewide campaign to that features a revamped website showcasing potential careers in the offices.

CalOSHA inspectors investigate construction sites, healthcare facilities, manufacturing, agricultural operations, including interviewing employees, analyzing hazards, and enforcing safety conditions. LCO’s investigators work to ensure workers are paid by resolving wage claims and investigating retaliation complaints.

The DIR is housed within the state’s Labor & Workforce Development Agency.

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